October 15, 2018Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of over 1,000 civil society organisations committed to ending child marriage. This year they hosted the largest meeting of advocates in Kuala Lumpur with 500 participants from 74 countries.
October 8, 2018Children's fascination with strong language isn’t new. By age five, kids get a big thrill out of profanities. Here's how to help them understand that hurtful words are no laughing matter.
September 18, 2018The Make A Splash programme has made swimming lessons accessible to more children to prevent drowning deaths. The programme has been credited with the increased number of kids – about 5-10% – who have learned to swim since its inception.
August 23, 2018THE old adage that “practice makes perfect” never seems more true than when it is applied to parenting. A commonly shared keen observation – or even a funny “urban legend” of sorts – is how a first child in a family is cared for differently from how the following children are raised.